2019 Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research



1.1.1 Vinicius de melo Justo, Ohio State University,, Dominant Parties and Conflict in Southern Africa

1.1.2 Ekaterina Paustyan, Central European University,, Explaining Gubernatorial Survival in Russia

1.1.3 Yakasah Wehyee, University of Minnesota,, The Fallen Whig: The Rise and Fall of Hegemonic Party Autocracy in Liberia


1.2.1 Laura Hosman, University of Denver,, Strategic Litigation in Latin America: When indigenous social movements and civil society activism check corporate misbehavior

1.2.2 Gabriel Nahmias, MIT,, Theories of Power and Theories of Change: The Origins of Civil Society Advocacy Strategies

1.2.3 Lisa-Marie Selvik, University of Bergen,, Pro-Democracy Activists' Strategies in Africa


1.3.1 Nussaiba Ashraf Mohamed Abdelsamee, Cairo University,, Resisting hegemony in world system: a study in comparative patterns since the end of cold war

1.3.2 Karst Brandsma, Tufts University,, With Friends Like These: An Analysis of the Factors that Exacerbate Military Defection

1.3.3 Takuya Matsuda, King's College London,, Great Power Strategies and Alliance Politics: Are Allies an Asset or a Liability for Great Powers in times of Power Shifts?


1.4.1 Heba Al-Adawy, Australian National University,, Understanding Youth Development and Engagement in Pakistani Higher Education Sector

1.4.2 Mathilde Cecchini, Aarhus University,, “I Am a Leader and a Doctor, but Above All I Am Human” Examining the Identities of Executive Consultants in the Danish Health Care Sector

1.4.3 Dion Nania, New School for Social Research,, Custodial workers and prison strikes: contesting the reproduction of mass incarceration


1.5.1 Carlos Contreras, The University of New Mexico,, Institutional Responses to Sexual Assault and Harassment in Mexican Universities

1.5.2 Carissa Cunningham, Rutgers University,, The Power of the Earthworm: A Comparison of Trans* Military Accession Policy in the Republic of Korea and the United States

1.5.3 Denise Zambezi, University of Pretoria,, The right of transgender people to access healthcare in South Africa: social and legal study



2.1.1 Veronica Hurtado, The University of British Columbia,, The Authoritarian Curse: The effects of resource wealth on social networks and democratic attitudes

2.1.2 Fakhridho Susilo, The Australian National University,, The Politics of Public Resource Distribution in Decentralized Indonesia

2.1.3 Yuan Wang, University of Oxford,, Governing infrastructure: The politics of Sino-Africa infrastructure development


2.2.1 Gabriella Levy, Duke University,, Winning with Ballots, Not Bullets: Support for Former Combatants Running for Office

2.2.2 Dana Moyer, University of Virginia,, Competing for Citizenship and Claiming Territory in Civil War

2.2.3 Maria Laura Veramendi Garcia, Syracuse University,, The Comparative Politics of Health Policies in Latin America: Private-Sector Firms and Policy Reforms in Chile and Peru


2.3.1 Deborah Groen, Georgetown University,, What Drives Variation in how Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Groups Engage with the U.S. Supreme Court on First Amendment Issues?

2.3.2 Sam Hayes, Boston College,, Courtroom Cartography: Analyzing the Role U.S. Courts in Redistricting

2.3.3 SoRelle Wyckoff, University of Maryland,, Come to Order: Witness Testimony and the Motivations of Congressional Hearings


2.4.1 Veysi Dag, University of London,, Institutions, Functions and Meanings of Stateless Diasporas as Trans-border Pillar of Self-Governmentality in the Homeland and Abroad: A Case Study of Kurdish Diaspora Institutions in Berlin and Jerusalem

2.4.2 Colleen Elizabeth Wood, Columbia University,, Assessing Why and How States Pursue Ethnic Return Migration

2.4.3 Basil Zeno, University of Massachusetts Amherst,, Violence, Liminality, and Identity (re)Formation in Exile: the Case of Syrian Asylum-Seekers and Refugees in the United States


2.5.1 Jeremy Gwinn, Tufts University,, Anticipating Blowback: Explaining Outcomes in U.S. Unconventional Warfare Campaigns

2.5.2 Christian Oswald, Trinity College Dublin,, Explaining and predicting the adoption, timing and location of terrorism in civil conflicts

2.5.3 Jayme Schlesinger, Rutgers University,, How Religion Effects the Nature of Terrorism



3.1.1 Justin Canfil, Columbia University,, Governing the Uncommons: the Impact of Technological Change on International Law

3.1.2 Paul Kemp, University of Denver,, Dirty Money Management: Explaining Variation in US Government Action Against Illicit Finance

3.1.3 Wenzhi Lu, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,, Overcoming Information Constraints: Disincentivizing Falsification of Local Statistics in China


3.2.1 Mohammed Ouhemmou, Hassan II University,, The Internationalization of Moroccan Higher Education: An Empirical Investigation of the Experience of Sub-Saharan Students in Moroccan Universities.

3.2.2 Cynthia Parayiwa, The Australian National University,, Effects of cyclone events on pregnancies in Queensland, Australia- impact and outcomes

3.2.3 Amali Wedagedara, University of Hawaii,, Debt and Political Subjectivity: A study of indebtedness among low-income households in Sri Lanka


3.3.1 Vinessa Buckland, Syracuse University,, Judicial Partisanship: the Impact of Party Policy Change on Eighth Amendment Jurisprudence

3.3.2 Stephen Phillips, University of Florida,, Refounding: How the Constitution Shapes American Political Development

3.3.3 Yu-Hsien Sung, University of South Carolina,, Prosecutorial discretion and career motives


3.4.1 Laura de Castro Quaglia, University of Texas at Austin,, National Security Reform in the U.S.: How 9/11 made way for a long overdue change

3.4.2 Jonathan G. Panter, Columbia University,, Authoritarian military effectiveness across domains

3.4.3 Jaganath Sankaran, University of Texas at Austin,, Destruction and Terror from a Distance: Missiles and Weak State Coercion in War


3.5.1 Elsa Talat Khwaja, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government,, The Network Architecture of Development Interventions: Exploring the Relational Dynamics of Aid-Impact within Pakistan and Afghanistan

3.5.2 Irene Morlino, The London School of Economics and Political Science,, European Union humanitarian aid: effectiveness and coordination



4.1.1 Sultan Alamer, George Washington University,, Minorities Without Majorities: The Origins of the Territorial State and Sectarianism in the Arab Middle East

4.1.2 Tara Ginnane, University of Texas at Austin,, The National Membership Politics of External Voting

4.1.3 Karla Mundim, University of Florida,, Indigenous Mobilization in Latin America: A Long-Range Approach to Ethnicity and Nationalism in Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador


4.2.1 Donia Smaali Bouhlila, University of Tunis El Manar,, Conflicts and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

4.2.2 Mary Langan, Johns Hopkins SAIS,, South Sudan: Administrative Boundary Proliferation and Conflict

4.2.3 Esmeranda Manful, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,, Assessment of child neglect in Ghana: quest for an effective intervention threshold model


4.3.1 Angela Garcia, London School of Economics,, Reaching the efficiency frontier: State-firm coordination and industrial upgrading in skill-, capital-, and knowledge-intensive industries

4.3.2 Alix Jansen, University of Toronto,, Skills for Whom? Inequality of Access, Active Labour Market Policies, and Automation in 21st Century Welfare States

4.3.3 Xiangning Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,, Structural Change and Social Mobility Before and After China’s Industrial Take-off in the Mid-20th Century: A Micro-level Study of a Community in Shanxi Province, North China 


4.4.1 Felicity Gray, Australian National University + The New School,, Reshaping boundaries of civilian protection: the challenge of a nonviolent approach

4.4.2 Layla Hashemi, George Mason University,, Protest and Resistance in Authoritarian Contexts

4.4.3 Espen Stokke, University of Bergen,, Mobilizing for Justice in the Middle East: Comparative Case Study of Diasporas Seeking Truth and Reconciliation in the Homeland


4.5.1 Christy Brandly (aka Monet), University of Chicago,, Mythmaking and Statebuilding in Post-Civil War America and Post-Soviet Russia

4.5.2 Marissa Kemp, London School of Economics and Political Science,, Constructing Combatants: Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, Human-Robot Relationships, and Contemporary Warfare

4.5.3 Anya Ce Liang, University of Cambridge,, Glorious Past Vulnerable Present: Great Power Re-emergence in World Politics



5.1.1 Hande Abay Gaspar, PRIF (Peace Research Institute Frankfurt),, Variance of Salafist radicalization processes

5.1.2 Emma Rosenberg, University of Notre Dame,, Religious Appeals as a Political Strategy in Central Europe

5.1.3 Bilal Shakir, McGill University,, Regulating the Religious in the Islamic leviathan: An analysis of religion and political stability in Indonesia and Pakistan (1969-1977)


5.2.1 Yi-ting Chiu, George Mason University,, What creates a Village? -- the Socio-economic Factors of "the Village movement."

5.2.2 Tae Hyun Lim, Syracuse University,, Policy Agenda and Media Agenda in South Korean Family Policy Development

5.2.3 Mary Ann Joy Robles Quirapas, National University of Singapore,, Renewable Energy Adoption in Poor Rural Areas in the Philippines: Why Communities Matter

5.3 LOWE

5.3.1 Olivia Nantermoz, London School of Economics and Political Science,, 'Humanity Must Be Defended' - Penal Humanitarianism in World Politics

5.3.2 Valentina Salas Ramos, University of Minnesota,, “¡Están violando mis derechos!”: Identifying everyday rights violations as legal problems in Chile

5.3.3 Ezgi Yildiz, Graduate Institute, Geneva,, How do Norms Evolve? Legal Frames for Expansion 


5.4.1 Julie Liebenguth, Colorado State University,, Agents of Environmental Security: Emerging Sources of Legitimacy and Accountability in Global Environmental Governance

5.4.2 Yon Soo Park, Harvard University,, Constructing Threats: Empirical Study on the Politics of Security Framing


5.5.1 Stefano Burzo, University of British Columbia,, Reputation in International Agreements: Dispute Settlement and Foreign Direct Investment

5.5.2 Walter James, Temple University,, Financial Stability and the Politics of Regulatory Reputation

5.5.3 Keith Preble, University of Albany,, Sectors and Motivations: Toward a Typology Sanctions Busting 


5.6.1 Janel Jett, Purdue University,, Social Constructions of Aging on Television: The United States and South Korea

5.6.2 Luisa Turbino Torres, University of Delaware,, From the streets to the field: Feminist activism around soccer in Brazil

5.6.3 Thomas Worth, University of Wisconsin - Madison,, Social Media Speech Acts and the Politics of Topping: A Gender Analysis of the Relationship Between Trump and Kim Jong-un



6.1.1 Nicholas Bell, University of Pennsylvania,, What Kinds of Welfare Do Workers Want? Investigating the Demand-side of Embedded Liberalism

6.1.2 Gwen Prowse, Yale University,, “The City Lives in Fear of the State”: Explaining Local Policy Activism in the Era of Preemption

6.1.3 Brooke Shannon, University of Texas at Austin,, Explaining the Local Policy Agenda


6.2.1 Ugur Altundal, Syracuse University,, Travel Freedom and Democratic Diffusion

6.2.2 Abby Fanlo, Stanford University,, Crises of Commitment: How Shocks to Security Guarantees Impact International Conflict

6.2.3 Kristine Tockman, Georgetown University,, Face-to-Face Diplomacy in the Digital Age: A Photo Op or Security Tool?


6.3.1 Joseph Becker, Johns Hopkins University,, Institutionalized Conflict: The U.S.-Iranian Relationship

6.3.2 Gary Sampson, Tufts University,, "With no lips, the teeth get cold": Chinese influence and the development of the North Korean nuclear weapons program, 1990-present

6.3.3 Timothy Urban,,, Guarding the Guardians: Challenges to Security Sector Efficiency and Accountability in Latin America


6.4.1 Tessa Evans, Cornell University,, Under what conditions do African states implement gender equality in family law?

6.4.2 Elizabeth McCallion, Queen's University,, Who Acts for Women? A Comparative Analysis of Women’s Substantive Representation in the Canadian House of Commons and Senate


6.5.1 Geneva Cole, University of Chicago,, Red, White, and Anti-Black: Nationalism and Group Boundaries in American Politics

6.5.2 Amanda Jadidi D'Urso, Northwestern University,, Middle Eastern and North African Identity in America, or You MENA I'm not white?

6.5.3 Charles Turner, University of Utah,, Muslim-Americans and Political Party Socialization